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of the products to which they applied, in a very obvious way. food prices went up and energy prices went up. beyond that, these agricultural and energy products -- and especially the energy products -- are inputs to other productive processes, so other manufacturers have to use these things to produce other goods, and therefore because they were suffering cost increases, the prices of these other manufactured goods went up. schoumacher: the american economy was like a great fighter that had been stunned by an unexpected one-two punch, the food and energy supply shocks. this economic combination created something new, supply shock inflation and recession. people called it stagflation, and it was to hammer at the american economy for years to come. why did it so confound economists of the day? we put that question to economic analyst richard gill. in the old days, you used to be able to divide economists into two groups, those who worried about stagnation and those who worried about inflation. what the food and energy shocks of the early 1970s proved was that both were right. economics can be
regulation authority chairman welcomed the staff from the japan nuclear energy safety organization. he said there are great expectations for the new members as they have high skill levels and expertise. >> translator: i would like you to do your best, so our organization can gain the trust of the people as a regulatory body. >> the merger was planned in the wake of the 2011 nuclear accident in fukushima. nuclear regulators at the time were criticized for lacking expertise. the addition almost doubles the staff of the nra's secretariat. many of the newly joined engineers are retirees of nuclear plantmakers. the regulators are now examining safety measures at nuclear power plants across japan. a safety screening is a prerequisite for resuming nuclear power generation. all reactors in the country are currently offline. >>> japan's education ministry officials have revised teaching materials they made after the nuclear accident in fukushima. they want students to learn more about the impact of the disaster, in addition to getting basic knowledge of radiation. the ministry originally published b
of conserving energy and reducing emissions remains arduous. >> reporter: and he promised the government will severely punish public servants and others involved in corruption. after the session we asked some delegates about li's report. >> translator: i think the campaign against corruption should be more tightened up. it's also set out in report. only in doing so the government could do its own duty. >> this i think is a basement, there will be some problem. so we need to do things step by step. >> let's now talk more about the government work report. nhk world kyoko fujita spent the day going through it. let's start by talking about the 7.5% economic growth target. what's behind the decision to maintain that figure? >> well, this is very much what china's economy from one that's export led to one that relies more on domestic consumptiocons. here's more of what premier li had to say. >> translator: we set the growth target at around 7.5%, because we considered that was necessary. and feasible. >> since coming into power last year, president xi and premier li have been focusing on quali
of energy. the painter seems to make virtue out of energetic dorder. is hothe dutch often ke to see themselves, full of dynamismanhigh s at the same time, rembranddid his best to give the group a more soldierly appearance. the figures we see here loading the musket... shooting it off dangerously close to the lieutenant's hat, blowing the powder away om the top othe gun, all rrpo to the warlike vals which this group of soldiers liked to believe they embodied. it's a group portrait and a history painting, something that testifies to the reassuring disorderliness of plain citizens. it's really chaos on an epic scale, something which immediately expresses not dumb discipline, but high animal spirits, the boisterous riot of energy, movement, and visual noise that explodes out from its center towards us. in every sense, to give it its correct title, the march out of the company of frans banning cocq. the flair for drama that invests the ghtwatch with so much ergy carries ov io mbrandt's re iimate work. his portraits go far beyond the rendering of facial features. we read personal and priv
push to revive its nuclear energy program, just weeks before the third anniversary of the fukushima day tea nuclear meltdown. this comes just a week after was revealed about 100 tons of highly radioactive water had leaked from one of the hundreds of storage tanks at the fukushima nuclear power plant. in the west, the obama administration announced last week it approved 6.5 billion dollars in loan guarantees to back construction of the country's first new nuclear power plant in more than 30 years. this comes as the nuclear waste disposal site is set to reopen your carlsbad, new mexico following an unexplained leak of radioactive material that occurred on february 14. the underground waste dump was shut down after an air monitor detected reactive contamination. didral regulators said they not pose a threat to the public. for more were joined by the co-authors of the new book, "fukushima: the story of a nuclear disaster." edwin lyman is one of the leading experts and senior global security scientist with the union of concerned scientists. susan stranahan is with this. she has covered nucle
, isolated location names and license really ought other countries for energy and water supplies, while luxury fashion makes it a pricey city for clothes. it rose six spots in this year's ranking. yen saw tokyo fall to sixth place, and caracas raucous, geneva, and melbourne. many living ine asian cities are in the top 10. new york claimed the vote defensive title for north america, but fell to 26 overall. paris charges the highest average price for a liberal natural -- liter of petrol. the french capital is beholden to the cheapest bottles of wine. benjamin netanyahu is readying his speech to the biggest row israel lobby in washington. president told u.s. barack obama he will never compromise on israel posse purity. israel's security. the u.s. president hiked up the pressure, saying it would be harder to protect israel if these efforts with the palestinian's failed. meeting face-to-face coming yards and to make the decisions needed to salvage the peace process. >> some decisions are going to have to be made, but i know that the prime minister will make those decisions based on his estim
the energy and the spirit of it, okay? good. (chavez) when we learn the piece, we have to make sure we have the right fingering and dynamics, and we have to definitely make sure we have the rhythm. otherwise, it could come out any way you want it to. crescendo means you get louder, and decrescendo means you get softer. if you have dynamics, it changes in mood, and when people are about say, "oh, this is so nice." all a sudden it jumps up or something. (pagano) some teachers really insist that you play exactly like them, and that's their style of teaching. my teacher, leon fleischer, seemed to impart more ideals and principles that could guide us into further understanding the music. through all of that, whether consciously or unconsciously, you end up sounding like your teacher. [thundering piano chord] jennifer kim has been taking piano lessons with me since she was five years old, and she's playing very advanced repertoire now. she is understanding it on a really deep level at this point, and i'm kind of guiding her almost as a coach. i give her a little more space. i hear so much thumb.
to decide what they do now. will it be sanctions? will they reconsider the energy relations with russia? it is a difficult situation europe is in now. >> it seems they are intent on keeping the diplomatic channels open. but will a diplomatic solution work? >> they hope it will. this is the most severe crisis since the cold war. there are still a lot of diplomatic channels. there is soviet interdependence. there are some money channels, they have traditionally, the g-8, nato, and others. there are established connections. and the head of state is in contact with the leaders in russia. there is hope with the high representatives going to kiev. >> thank you for that report from brussels. correspondent in the crimea. alexander, it has been a tense situation there. tell us what is going on. >> some interesting developments going on here. presumably, russian soldiers took over control of key sites in the city. now there are reports that those men have started to pull out of the city center, and the pro-russian militia has taken over the control. i have been to the parliamentary building behin
is in the spotlight as the atomic energy agency convenes today in vienna. based struck a temporary deal last year to limit uranium enrichment and are now working on a permanent deal. they are reviewing the response of progress from iran. the organization has said that progress has been made. with us today, a researcher at the international relations research institute here in france. the signals coming out are pretty positive. i might say that they are positive for the first time in years. >> this is no surprise, if you are referring to the agreement in geneva, or just what has been time. for it this >> that has not always been the case. >> it was a breakthrough, yes. >> are you confident that iranian that -- that iranian powers and world powers are moving forward to a deal? >> yes and no. yes in the sense that obviously iran wants to introduce a deal. this important issue is that the supreme leader obviously wants a deal for you renumeration's with the u.s.. >> he does not always sound like it, by the way. >> again, that is why this and holds significance, it is true. but also obviously the u.s.
on their nuclear program. the head of the international atomic energy agency says they're reducing stockpiles of enriched uranium as planned. he addressed a meeting in vienna of the agency's board of governors. he was reporting on the status of an agreement last year between negotiators from iran and six world powers. the iranians agreed to curb their nuclear program in return for a limited easing of sanctions. the deal requires them to dilute some of their stockpile of enriched uranium to make it less suitable for nuclear weapons. amarah credited the iranians for taking a positive step forward but he urged them to clear up suspicions that scientists are pursuing research into nuclear weapons. iran's ambassador said amano's remarks sog iaea officials are satisfied with their efforts. >>> it's going to be raining in tokyo on wednesday. our meteorologist robert speta has more on that. robert? >> yes, gene, what we are seeing is this low pressure system coming in from the west and not only rain showers, but even some snow in the higher elevations, and don't be surprised if you hear a rumble of t
are going to dedicate all of our energy to this. i am going to bring in our international affairs editor with me now on the set. so much diplomatic activity today on ukraine. what exactly are the options on the table at the moment? >> absolutely. the u.s. is going to wake up soon and it will be a transatlantic one. there are a couple of options discussed right now. the americans have floated what they call a ramp-off plan, which is a very american turn, but it is the opposite of ramping up, but de-escalation, slowdown. this plan talks about russian troops pulling back from military installations in crimea to ensure that russian troops in crimea is no more than 11,000, the mandated number of troops on crimea. it also calls for international monitors to make sure that the human rights of ethnic russians and russian speakers in ukraine are not violated. that is the american plan. today what we saw is that also a plan is being floated by the osce, the organization of security and cooperation for europe. they are talking about sending military observers to crimea. this mission would include u
doing? to betrating the election head of the iaea, international atomic energy agency. because they did not like the guy they try to get rid of islier, that they knew -- it clear from cables, from vienna, from pyatt released by wikileaks, that pyatt was going insane amano is so happy for our support in making him head of the iaea and now he has asked us for a little more money because he would like to fix up his office. it is so apparent what state department types are now doing and covert action style, political action sort of thing, to create the right results. the iaea is a big deal, ok? pyatt played a crucial role in that and now houston the bidding of likes the victoria nuland am who i would describe as a prima donna assistant secretary of state to european affairs who is doing no one any good, cookies or not. >> i want to turn to comments made by russian ambassador to the united nations over the weekend. >> the best way to resolve the crisis is to look artist every 21st agreement and try to do things the way they were described there. they need to have a constitutional dialogue an
translated ephemeral moments into portraits of a gas lit world fuelled by restless energy. he could use his very fluent draftsmanship to give a sense of the most immediate, the most spontaneous recording and projecting of something seen in the modern world. that economy also spreads to the devices he uses, which bring the spectator of his works into the game. "i recognize that. i know that that's very up to date. i understand it. i am modern like the artist." and it's that interplay that he generates between the spectator and his audience that is very, very modern. (narrator) the painter of montmartre's decadence had an aristocratic start. born in 1864, henri raymond de toulouse-lautrec came from a noble and distinguished family-- count raymond of toulouse had helped capture jerusalem in the first crusade. henri's branch of the family came from the red-brick city of albi in the south of france. henri grew up in a world of chateaus and privilege in a family living on the fruits of its noble past. but a france governed by the middle class was losing its taste for nobility. like many aristocra
closed higher. hong kong's hang seng index climbed to a one-month high. heavyweight energy firms rose sharply. meanwhile tokyo's nikkei fell for a second straight session. currencies now, the dollar dropped below that 102 yen level. as you can see trading at 101.80-84. market players are shifting their money into the japanese currency which sauchb bought in times of heightened risk. meanwhile traders are waiting to hear what the u.s. federal reserve chair janet yellen will say at her testimony to the senate committee later in the day. looking at the euro bottom of the screen, 139.03-06. yen is also being bought against the single currency. >>> australia's qantas airways says it's going to cut 5,000 jobs or 15% of its payroll as it struggles with higher costs. the australian flag carrier posted a loss of about $210 million u.s. dollars for the six months through december 2013. executives at the airline site higher fuel costs caused by the weak australian currency. qantas announced streamlining worth $1.8 billion over the next three years. the airliner will slash 5,000 jobs. it's also g
energy at different wavelengths that's being absorbed and reflected by the plants, something we cannot see with the naked eye. this information can help determine if the willow is stressed or healthy. in this image, within the marked plot, the dark green represents healthy willow that have escaped browse height. dr. crabtree: this is what's called released willow. so this is high-stature willow that really erupted in 1997 and 1998, and it's surrounded by smaller willow that has not released. narrator: using the remote-sensing images in conjunction with the data gathered in the field gives the team a better understanding of the landscape and how it impacts the various tiers in the food web. the researchers have found that willows that escape browsing height create a domino effect within the ecosystem. species like riparian songbirds, insects, and, in particular, rodents, have come back into these preferred habitat types, and other species are starting to respond. for example, fox and coyotes are moving into these areas because there's more prey for them. and there's been an erupting tro
, really, really nice, quality asparagus. >> the asparagus ferns gather energy and nutrients from the summer sun, then sit dormant in the fall and winter, but as soil temperatures warm in the spring, the asparagus crowns underground become active, and the bright-green stalks emerge, sometimes sprouting as much as 10 inches in one day. this growth spurt can be attributed to the san joaquin delta's formerly river-bottom soil. >> the delta peat soil is so fertile, uh, so light. it's an organic-based soil, and it really produces premium asparagus. and the stronger the crown underneath the soil, the healthier it is, the bigger the spear is. >> during peak season, 9 is the magic number. the loyal crews survey each row of asparagus, searching for those that are 9 inches, with tight tips, and therefore ripe for picking. >> well, our crews progress through the field harvesting the asparagus, the 9-inch asparagus that we're looking for, pile 'em up in windrows, and then, uh, tractors with our--with our, uh, boxes and bins on it come through, and they gather this up, place it in--gently plac
, our energy, our enthusiasm, our passion, and our resources. are we going to be able to find an audience for it? and so i thought, well am a social media is the way to do it. but my face was essentially sci-fi geeks and nerds. >> where did you get the name or where did they get the name lt. sulu? >> there's a whole story to that. jean bunbury's for found thinking -- gene roddenberry's profound thinking on this, the crew of the enterprise is to represent the diversity of this one represented africa, we had north america represented, europe. there was this character to represent asia, but asia and the mid-20th century was an area of the world that had a turbulent history of warfare, colonization, revolution. to find a name for this asian character that was not you havey specific -- , korean names.se there's a turbulent history there. he did not want to take sides. so his challenge was, how do i find a name for this character that is pan asian the represents all of asia? he was looking at a map of asia that he had pinned on his wall. he was staring at it. he saw off the coast of
exploration quote "could be a death sentence for many marine mammals." in other energy news, opponents of the keystone xl pipepine are gearing up for a series of protests in washington this weekend. over 1,000 students and youth will march from georgetown university to the white house. over 300 of the participants are expected to risk arrest in a sit-in outside the gates. organizers say it will likely be the largest youth sit-in on the environment in a generation. consumer advocates at the environmental working group are warning that a chemical used to make yoga mats and flip flops can now be found in more than 500 food items. the chemical azodicarbonamide is often used in bread, croutons, pre-made sandwiches and snacks made by brands including pillsbury, nature's own, sara lee, kroger and little debbie. the restaurant chain subway recently announced it was phasing out the use of the chemical after an online campaign. the chemical is not approved for food use in australia and europe. and fernando gonzalez, one of the members of the cuban five has been released after mother 15 years beh
, rallies, marches, organizing, hope, gave me courage meant, gaining energy, and kept my spirits high. it made me know i was loved. that same love needs to go out to the other political prisoners that remain locked up today from last 40 years, most of them. one of them a little over 44 years. to have that same kind of support, that same kind of encouragement and that same kind of work to help get them free. because i think when you know that people work and love you, then you can do work yourself. i think those are what the political prisoners are doing -- work in their particular areas. a need to be encouraged to do that by people coming out and giving them that kind of support that i got. , nowrshall eddie conway that you're out, before we conclude, what plans do you have? >> well, i'm going to continue to work with the friends of a friend organization. i think we've saved a lot of lives. i think we can save a lot more. i'm really proud of the young men that are out now. you're our guys that three years ago, four years ago, they would have terrorized the community. now they are out
of hours. linda hanna: in the last 10 years there's been a tremendous energy put on breast-feeding and the health of the infant, and the desire of women to be connecting with their babies at a very primitive, very natural type of level and so feeding-- breast-feeding in that venue has actually become extremely popular. it's so easy now that almost anybody can breast-feed. the food that's produced by the mother is made specifically for her individual baby. although women can donate milk for other babies, her milk is designed specifically to meet the needs of that baby at that gestational age. and so as the baby is developing in the uterus and growing, it's being fed appropriately by the placenta and by the mother. the same thing holds true for the baby after it's delivered. in addition to that, as the baby grows over time, in the year, second year, third year, the milk changes to meet that particular baby's growing needs. the carbohydrate and protein balance is perfect. there's amino acids and carbohydrates that help fuel the baby's brain and continue to help them grow on a
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